Example sentences for: indians

How can you use “indians” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The WP and NYT go inside with news that in an alternative universe would be explosive--a federal judge's finding that two cabinet secretaries, Interior's Bruce Babbitt and Treasury's Robert Rubin, are in civil contempt for failing to produce records of accounts held in trust for Indians by the government.

  • Describing the loss of an area the size of Belgium as an "ecological crime," the Paris newspaper said 20,000 Yanomami Indians, members of one of the last great indigenous tribes in the Americas to have preserved their ancestral way of life, are now threatened with starvation because of the fires.

  • The Indians called these black men Buffalo Soldiers apparently because their woolly hair reminded the red men of buffalo fur.

  • On 19 November 1493, Columbus was lucky enough to be met by the kindly Taínos (in fact, the name Taíno meant “friend” and was used by the Indians to enable the Europeans to distinguish between them and the not-so-friendly Caribs).

  • Remains of several Lucayan Indians that were found at the cave entrance are now being studied in Nassau.

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